High-rise Construction

The OH-1 redevelopment project in Tokyo, one of that metro's biggest projects, is designed to recall the past and look forward to the future. Image: courtesy SOM / © Methanoia

September 23, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Mitsui Fudosan and SOM join forces to create OH-1, a mixed-use complex with a prominent public sq...

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Image courtesy of OMA/Ole Scheeren

September 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

At 1,030 feet tall, MahaNakhon Tower’s height is only outdone by its arresting design.

Image courtesy of Aedas

September 09, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

With a bookstore at the heart of the development, the project looks to exemplify an ancient Chine...

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Image courtesy of Aedas

September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 18-story building is designed to resemble a moss-covered river pebble in Taipei’s Nangang Dis...

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The 67-story Spire London will have separate entrances for tenants of affordable and pricier apartments. At 771 feet high, it would be Europe's tallest residential tower. Image: Greenland Group

September 08, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

China’s Greenland Group is the developer of four of the world’s 10 largest skyscrapers

Image courtesy of Kohn Pedersen Fox

September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Damac, the Dubai-based developer of the project, selected the Australian property construction an...

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Rendering courtesy of bKL Architecture

September 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The high-rise, H700 Shenzhen Tower, is one of a group of towers being built in Shenzhen’s Caiwuwe...

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September 06, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The skyscraper would be the first in Australia to incorporate solar cells in its façade.

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August 22, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

In 2005, the Turning Toroso, designed by Santiago Calatrava, was completed, making it the first t...

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The proposed Dubai Steps, with 500 stairs, would be the equlvalent of 25 stories tall. How soon the city will move forward on this project, though, is still up in the air. Image: Dubai Media Office

August 01, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Still in the planning stages, this building would serve tourists and power climbers alike. 

Perkins+Will unveils plans for what will be Atlanta’s second-tallest tower

Atlanta's 98 Fourteenth Street. Rendering courtesy Perkins+Will, via ArchDaily.

July 26, 2016 | BD+C Editors

The 74-story 98 Fourteenth Street will be a mixed-use building with retail space and luxury resid...

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Photo: Torre Reforma/Arup

July 20, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Double-V hangers and irregularly spaced gaps allow the structure to bend.

 

Zaha Hadid designs geometric flower-shaped tower for sustainable Qatar city

Courtesy ZHA. Click here to enlarge.

July 15, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The 38-story building will have a mashrabiya latticed facade with hotel and residential space ins...

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Welding has begun on a 70-story-tall office and residential tower in earthquake prone San Franciso that claims it can resist a 500-year earthquake, and be back in full operation within a month after a catastrophic event. Image: Courtesy of 181 Fremont

July 14, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A megabrace is a key seismic component at 181 Fremont, with offices, residences, and retail space...

Shigeru Ban designs tower expected to be world’s tallest hybrid timber structure

Rendering of Shigeru Ban's Terrace House project. Plans are subject to change, and the full unveil is scheduled for the fall. Rendering courtesy Shigeru Ban and PortLiving. Click here to enlarge.

July 14, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

To lessen the carbon footprint, Terrace House in Vancouver will be made of wood sourced from Brit...

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Photo Courtesy or Arquitectonica via Arch Daily

July 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The structure will be the tallest building in the Edgewater District

CetraRuddy designs office tower for Manhattan’s Meatpacking district

The 412 W. 15th St. office complex in New York City will have 8,200 sf of outdoor space on six terraces. Renderings courtesy Rockpoint Group. Click here to enlarge.

July 11, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Plans originally called for a hotel, but the architect and developers adapted their design for co...

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Infrastructure investment, led by transit-oriented projects, is driving economic growth in many of America's largest cities. Image: Transwestern

July 04, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Competitiveness and economic development are at stake for cities, says Transwestern.

Taipei 101, a 2.1-million-sf, 1,667-foot-tall office building in Taiwan that was completed in 2004, was chosen by the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat as the winner of its 2016 Performance Award for efficiency and sustainability. CTBUH also selected what it considers to be the best tall buildings in four regions of the world. Image:[email protected] Financial

June 29, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat selects winners in four regions.

New York City's VIA 57 West under construction in 2015. The luxury residential complex opened this year. Photo: Justin.A.Wilcox/Wikimedia Commons.

June 28, 2016 | BD+C Editors

Eight winners were named in five categories that recognized tall buildings, urban habitats, innov...

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WilkinsonEyre designs diamond-patterned Bay Park Centre for Toronto

Bell Park Centre. Renderings courtesy WilkinsonEyre and Ivanhoé Cambridge. Click here to enlarge.

June 15, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

A sloping plaza with trees, grass, and gardens connects the two downtown towers.

Gateway Tower in Chicago. Renderings courtesy Gensler. Click here to enlarge.

June 07, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

A new 2,000-foot tower has been proposed for a site that is currently a non-monument to an abando...

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LEED Dynamic is worth the effort, says commercial real estate executive

Symphony Tower in San Diego. Photo: Coolcaesar/Wikimedia Commons.

May 25, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

San Diego office tower is California’s first office building to receive LEED Dynamic plaque in re...

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The Tower at PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh achieves the client’s sustainable business objectives. And its execution required a degree of testing and modeling by the Building Team that’s unusual for most U.S. office buildings. Photo: Connie Zhou/Michael Ash Partners. Click here to enlarge.

May 20, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Building Team designed the 800,000-sf tower to use 50% less energy than a comparable building...

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The ground floors of Oceanwide Center's two towers will be lifted up five stories to create an “urban room” with pedestrian crossings. Image: Foster + Partners

May 17, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

One of Oceanwide Center’s buildings will be the city’s second tallest. 

A 24-story building with 241 affordable housing units will include a charter school, medical center, cultural spaces, and a supermarket. Image: Dattner Architects

May 16, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The 24-story curved building would be 70% more efficient than comparable housing in New York City...

Construction to begin this summer in Chicago on Studio Gang’s Vista Tower

Vista Tower. Renderings courtesy Studio Gang.

May 02, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The 1,186-foot tower will be the third-tallest building in the city.

 

Rendering courtesy Anders Berensson Architects

April 29, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The structure, which will be made entirely out of cross-laminated timber, will rise 436 feet into...

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bKL Architecture proposes world’s third tallest tower for China

Renderings courtesy bKL Architecture. Click here to enlarge.

April 28, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The mixed-use H700 Shenzhen Tower will have sky gardens, angled recesses, and an attached plaza....

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The latest addition to Atlanta's Tech Square innovation center is Coda, a 1-million-sf mixed-use complex that is designed for collaboration between researchers and the private sector, and will include retail space activated by an outdoor plaza. Image: John Portman & Associates

April 24, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A much anticipated, Portman-developed tower project will include collaborative office spaces, a d...

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